Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Art of Nonfiction : A Guide for Writers and Readers - 01 edition

Art of Nonfiction : A Guide for Writers and Readers (ISBN10: 0452282314; ISBN13: 9780452282315)
ISBN13: 978-0452282315
ISBN10: 0452282314

Summary: A remarkable series of lectures on the art of creating effective nonfiction by one of the 20th century's most profound writers and thinkers-now available for the first time in print.

Culled from sixteen informal lectures Ayn Rand delivered to a select audience in the late 1960s, this remarkable work offers indispensable guidance to the aspiring writer of nonfiction while providing readers with a fascinating discourse on art and creation. Based on the concep
t that the ability to create quality nonfiction is a skill that can be learned like any other, The Art of Nonfiction takes readers through the writing process, step-by-step, providing insightful observations and invaluable techniques along the way.

In these edited transcripts, Rand discusses the psychological aspects of writing, and the different roles played by the conscious and subconscious mind. From choosing a subject to polishing a draft to mastering an individual writing style-for authors of theoretical works or those leaning toward journalistic reporting-this crucial resource introduces the words and ideas of one of our most enduring authors to a new generation.
...show more
Summary: A remarkable series of lectures on the art of creating effective nonfiction by one of the 20th century's most profound writers and thinkers-now available for the first time in print.

Culled from sixteen informal lectures Ayn Rand delivered to a select audience in the late 1960s, this remarkable work offers indispensable guidance to the aspiring writer of nonfiction while providing readers with a fascinating discourse on art and creation. Based on the concept that the ability to create quality nonfiction is a skill that can be learned like any other, The Art of Nonfiction takes readers through the writing process, step-by-step, providing insightful observations and invaluable techniques along the way.

In these edited transcripts, Rand discusses the psychological aspects of writing, and the different roles played by the conscious and subconscious mind. From choosing a subject to polishing a draft to mastering an individual writing style-for authors of theoretical works or those leaning toward journalistic reporting-this crucial resource introduces the words and ideas of one of our most enduring authors to a new generation. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Plume Books
Published: 02/28/2001
International: No

View Author Bio



List Price: $16.00
Used $6.24
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 05/29/2015
Rental
Save $6.01 (38%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

52 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Art of Nonfiction : A Guide for Writers and Readers
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (52)  |  New (9)  |  Like New (5)  |  Very Good (7)  |  Good (25)  |  Acceptable (6)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$6.24
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$13.82
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GICW Books
Hillsboro, OR
Seller Rating: 4.58
Reading copy. May have notes, underlining or highlighting. Dust jacket may be missing.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Springys Treasures MI
Irons, MI
Seller Rating: 4.67
2001-02-01 Paperback Good Average wearWe ship daily! ! !
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
MotorCityBooks
Brownstown, MI
Seller Rating: 4.59
With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.59
Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Sierra Nevada Books
Reno, NV
Seller Rating: 4.56
Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.59
Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
GreenEarthBooks
Portland, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
Light shelving wear with minimal damage to cover and bindings. Pages show minor use. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green Earth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.62
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$2.40
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
One Planet Books
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.55
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     6     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close